Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Day 17 and Lovely Blog Award!!

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Here is what I wore on this beautiful Wednesday!

Cardigan: F21
Button up Blouse: H&M
Skinny Pants: H&M
Gold Flats: Steve Madden - Thrifted
Purse: H&M





My lovely friend Domnika did my nails last night. She did such an awesome job! I love them!
I remixed the same blue cardigan that I wore on Sunday but put it over a flowered button up blouse. Can you believe I have had this sweater for well over a year and have never worn it until Sunday? Thanks to my no shopping challenge, I am being much more creative with my wardrobe and actually wearing all my clothes!
(I would like to thank my handsome husband for being so supportive and for taking my lovely picture)



And now off to the next topic of tonights post:
I received my first blog award from the lovely Fariha of Can't Run in Heels. That was very sweet of her to nominate my blog! Thank you!!!!
RULES
  • Link back to the person who gave you this award
  • Complete the form below
  • Share 7 random things about yourself
  • Award 15 bloggers this award and notify them of the award
QUESTIONS:
Name your favorite color-  Purple
Name your favorite song- I don't have a favorite song but can't get enough Lady Antebellum at the moment
Name your favorite dessert- Panna Cotta from Papa Haydn
What upsets you- People that are sincerely mean
When your upset you- Clean stuff
Your favorite pet- Norman - my 4 year old dog
Black or white- Black
Your biggest fear- Heights
Best feature- My hair (when its long :)
Everyday attitude- Thankful for another day
What is perfection- True love
Guilty pleasure- Starbucks Mocha Frappuccino 
7 RANDOM THINGS ABOUT MYSELF:
1. I speak Romanian fluently - I was born in the United States but my parents are from Romania. They came about 30 years ago.
2. I commuted from Portland to Seattle for 2 years to get my Masters Degree because they did not have the program I wanted to do in Portland. (Yes, I DROVE from Portland to Seattle for two years for class).
3. My hair is naturally straight but I still straighten it with a flat iron every morning (unless I curl it).
4. I love coffee. So much that I get terrible headaches when I don't get my coffee for the day. One grande Iced Skinny Vanilla Latte from Starbucks please!
5. I love thrift shopping. If my entire wardrobe were thrifted I would be very proud.
6. I live in Portland, OR and would never dream of moving
7. I have 3 brothers and 1 sister. We are all very close.

BLOGS I CURRENTLY LOVE AND WANT TO PASS THE AWARD ON TO:
















Check out these blogs! They are all fabulous!


Ciao!

19 comments:

rebelrousher said...

Oh my, thank you so much! You have given me my first blog award!! Congrats to you too :)

xx
rebelrousher.blogspot.com

Michelle Elizabeth said...

Thank you for mentioning me!
I have driven from Portland to Seattle and that a veryyy long way! Amazing you did such a large commute!
:)
http://60smodfox.blogspot.com/

Rach said...

Thanks for the shout out sweetheart! I love the cornflower blue color of that sweater. I haven't been to F21 since the beginning of summer, so I definitely need to get my butt over there for the new fall styles!

Maribeth (Obsessive Cosmetic Hoarders Unite!) said...

Romanian...that is impressive! Wow, your commute was crazy, huh? I have not made the drive from Portland to Seattle yet, but when my sister flew out here to visit me she did and she was so exhausted afterwards! We have only lived in Portland (well, Hillsboro ;) for a year and I love it here. Oh, and I am totally with you on the coffee thing!!!! The best part of my day is my first cup :)

Kayleigh said...

Thanks so much for your lovely comment x
Congradulations on your award,I always love rading these,always a great way to get to know bloggers a little more! Wish I could speak fluent in another langauge! Thats impressive.

Love this outfit post,your style is always so chic and preppy x

Hope your having a fab day x
billiejean44.blogspot.com

The doll on fashion said...

Thanks so much for your sweet comment on my blog and following me.

I love your blue and cream outfit!

I'll be following you too :)

The doll on fashion

WatermelonBoats said...

Really cute outfit, I've followed you :)

http://WatermelonBoats.blogspot.com

Olivia said...

Congrats on the style award! I really love your preppy chic outfit.

Liv @ bklynlifestyle.blogspot.com

be privé said...

the color combination ist great :)
greetings from paris!

LA STYLE MUSE said...

tnx for following and nice comment, following you, too
kisses

be in touch

xx

Jayme and Mendi said...

Congrats on your award! And thank you SO much for awarding us! We are thrilled!!

We've always wanted to get to Portland. Have heard nothing but great things!

Jayme & Mendi @ Her Late Night Cravings

Ciccia said...

That cardigan is gorgeous! I also love H&M, we have one here in Rome on Via del Corso and I go there often. I'm Sicilian and I'm a pretty good cook, I hope you like Italian food!:) I'm following you right now!

♥ ANDRIANA .AND. ANDREA ♥ said...

Hola acabo de dar con tu blog, y me encanta te sigo desde ya.. te invito a que conozcas el mio haber que te parece un besazo.

be privé said...

thank you for you comment :) you didn't follow as you told, but i'm following you now! hope you'll still make it
greetings

Prof. Dr. Skinny Bitch said...

awesome blog!!! luv ur style!!! and ur bargain shopping!!

xoxo

http://profdrskinnybitch.blogspot.com/

Patti G said...

hi denise!!! thanks for following my blog :D I am sorry to take this long to answer you back but my laptop got stolen sooo is not so easy for me now to keep up with the comments!! Anywaysss I love this outfit, i am a big fan of the combo shirt-cardigan, so this is like a total look i would wear!
Following you now too!

Mary said...

Hi lovely,
great pics!You look so pretty;)
I love your cardi!!
I just found your blog,it's very cute!I added to your followers,follow back?:)
Greetings from Tuscany
Xoxo
Mary
fashionteaat5.blogspot.com

RainCooper said...

Great post. X

Irina said...

Thank you lovely for your award! I'm very flattered!

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